Erie's Snowy Winter Boosting Tourism

Published 02/13 2014 04:12PM

Updated 02/13 2014 04:16PM

Although we may be seeing white, business owners are seeing green....
They are experiencing a tourism boom.

And as the amount of snow grows, hotel visit numbers climb according to visit Erie CEO and President John Oliver.

Oliver says people are flocking to Erie to enjoy the snow, utilizing area ski resorts like Peek N Peak.

Other outdoor activities like ice fishing are also aiding in boosting business.

And Splash Lagoon has become a personal oasis for out of town visitors and Erieites looking for a spot to beat cabin fever.

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